Nationals of Pakistan, like most other countries, need to have Bangladesh visa endorsed on their passports before visiting Bangladesh. Visa is subject to clearance from the headquarters in Bangladesh.
Personal appearance during submission of visa application is mandatary.
The High Commission does not have any agent for processing passport, visa, travel permit or for any other consular service. The service seekers are advised to get in touch with the High Commission direct for all kinds of service.
However, residents of Sindh Province (including Karachi) and Balochistan Province should submit visa application at Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Karachi.
Application form for visa:
Applicants may collect hard copy of visa form from the counter of the Consular Section of High Commission or obtain it's PDF copy online by clicking the left icon below. The applicants may also fill form online and then print it by clicking the right icon below.
Process for visa:
Common documents to be attached with application for visa:
Additional documents based on type of visa:
VISIT VISA (High Commission can issue visit (T) visa with validity of short duration with single entry)
BUSINESS VISA (High Commission can issue business (B) visa with validity of maximum 6 months with multiple entry)
EMPLOYMENT /TECHNICIAN VISA (High Commission can issue employment (E) and technician/installation (E1) visa with multiple entry for validity of 03 months as required)
INVESTOR VISA (High Commission can issue investor (PI) visa for validity of maximum one year with multiple entry)
STUDENT VISA (High Commission can issue student (S) visa for validity of 01 year with multiple entry)
OTHER TYPES OF VISA
Defense personnel (serving or retired) are requested to submit the visa application through the Defence Wing of the High Commission (Contact number: +92-51-2279265 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). They are also requested to submit additional form(s) as required.
VISA FOR THIRD COUNTRY (NON-PAKISTAN) NATIONALS
The High Commission often comes across questions about Bangladesh visa for third country nationals living in Pakistan.
They can apply at Bangladesh High Commission in Pakistan, only if they have valid Pakistan residence visa endorsed on their passports.
Please click here for chart of fees for Bangladesh visa for different countries.
VISA-ON-ARRIVAL FOR SOME THIRD COUNTRY NATIONALS
Following categories of travellers may be eligible for single-entry visa-on-arrival for a maximum validity of 30 days upon complete satisfaction of the immigration officer at Bangladesh port of entry:
(A) Travellers coming from countries where there is no Bangladesh diplomatic/consular mission are primarily eligible for visa-on-arrival.
(B) Investors/businesspersons are entitled to visa-on-arrival on the basis of invitation letter from relevant company in Bangladesh and certificate from BIDA/BEPZA. The inviting company should also inform Department of Immigration & Passports and Immigration Authority at airport priot to arrival of the investor/businessperson.
(C) Travellers coming from, and holding passports of, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Russian Federation, China, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey, Brunei and European countries are eligbile for visa-on-arrival, if the purpose of visit is governemnt, business, investment or toursism.
(D) Foreigners of Bangladesh origin, their spouses and children are eligible for visa-on-arrival on the basis of relevant certifiacte/evidence.
(E) Officers/staff of foreign diplomatic missions, United Nations and UN organizations in Bangladesh are entitiled to visa-on-arrival upon examination of documents relating to the appointemnt and arrival by the immigration officer at the airport.
Please click here for detailed instructions regarding this category of visa.